CLINTON BENNETT'S REVIEW PAGE

Here are some recent reviews of books in any of the following fields of interest, Islam, Christian-Muslim Relations, World Religions, South Asian Studies, Postcolonial literature or Theology of Religion.


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Orientalism and Religion: Postcolonial Theory, India and the Mystic East by Richard King Click here to see my review (written for Modern Believing)



The Sikh Diaspora: The Search for Statehood by Darsham Singh Tatla. Click here to see my review (written for Journal of Church and State)



Jihad: The Origin of Holy War in Islam by Reuven Firestone. Click here to see my review (written for Journal of Church and State)



A review of Nielsen, Towards A European Islam, Khare (ed), Perspectives on Islamic Law, Justice and Society, Soroush, Reason, Freedom, and Democracy in Islam, Moghissi, Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis, and Awde,Women in Islam: An Anthology from the Qur'an and Hadiths. Written for Perspectives in Religious Studies click here for this review



Review of Ascent to the Depth of the Heart: The Spiritual Diary (1948 - 73) of Swami Abhishiktananda (Dom Henri Le Saux) selected and introduced by Raimon Panikkar, translated by David Flemming and James Stuart, written for Missiology: An International Review Go to this review



Review of In the Shadow of the Mahatma: Bishop V. S. Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India by Susan Billington Harper (written for Journal of Church and State Go to this review


Review of Surviving Diversity: Religion and Democratic Citizenshipby Jeff Spinner-Halev, written for Journal of Church and State Go to this review


Review of Education, Religion and the Common Good: Advancing A Distinctly American Conversation About Religion's Role in our Shared Life by Martin Marty with Jonathan Moore, written for Journal of Church and State Go to this review


Dr Clinton Bennett's own publications include Victorian Images of Islam (1992), In Search of the Sacred (1996) and In Search of Muhammad(1998). He has just finished writing In Search of Jesus.


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